[mrtg] MRTG front-end: Suggestions/which one to choose - pros & cons

Thomas Olsen thomas_olsen44 at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 14 05:20:56 CEST 2007

Hi Eric
Thanks a lot for the information. This is exactly what I needed in addition to very good feedback from Steve.

> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 21:16:21 -0600> From: mailinglists at rednarb.com> To: thomas_olsen44 at hotmail.com> Subject: Re: [mrtg] MRTG front-end: Suggestions/which one to choose - pros & cons> CC: mrtg at lists.oetiker.ch> > On 6/11/07, Thomas Olsen <thomas_olsen44 at hotmail.com> wrote:> >> > Hi All> >> > I have been running MRTG for a few months now, and it is working great.> > However, it would be nice with the possibility to customize more.> >> > I have started looking at installing a front-end solution and using RRD> > logging.> > >From what I have seen so far there are a few different solutions out> > there:> >> > - 14all.cgi> > - routers2.cgi (I have seen various mailing list threads etc regarding this> > and Steve is pretty active on this mailing list providing very good> > information)> > - mrtg-rrd> > - Cacti (I haven't seen a lot of questions on this mailing list about this,> > but they have a forum where there is a bit of activity)> > - And maybe there are more solutions as well?> >> > Does anyone have experience from using more than one of these and if you> > can give your recommendation (pros & cons) based on your experience it would> > be very valuable.> >> > Thanks.> >> > I've tried them all. Here's my breakdown:> > 14all: Works. Makes MRTG with RRDTool look mostly like original MRTG> without RRDtool. Customization is a pain if you don't know perl.> > mrtg-rrd: never got it to work right. Gave up.(This was a long time ago)> > Routers2: Excellent documentation, lots of options, great support> (THANKS STEVE) and very customizable. I have been using Routers2 now> for a few of years.> > Cacti: Very nice system, though not an MRTG front-end but a> replacement that includes RRDTool integration. More point-and-click if> that's your style. I prefer command line and config files so I can> more easily automate tasks. But if you're not a scripter then Cacti is> hard to beat. Lots of options and a very nice layout.> > HTH,> > Eric Brander
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